Rides Calendar

CTC Rides and Events, organised by CTC Northampton - the local group of the national organisation for cyclists - Cycling UK.

This programme is updated every 2 months and the final month is subject to change. Our aim is to run each ride as advertised below. Any changes or (exceptionally) cancellations will be advertised on our Groups.io e-mail group and, if possible, the club website and other electronic media. Cyclists are advised to check for messages or contact the ride leader a day or two before the ride for any updates. Please press your browser reload page button to ensure you are reading the latest version of the programme below.

For insurance reasons, club rides are for Cycling UK members but we welcome non-members on a trial basis for up to 3 rides. Some events are open to all - ask us for details.

If you are planning on attending one of our rides please would you consider using our Signup page to let us know. You do not need to have an account on Signup in order to do this.

Using our Signup page is optional but doing so helps us plan for the likely number of riders on each ride. You can also use Signup to cancel your intended attendance if this changes.

If you have not ridden with us before or you want to know more about a particular ride we would recommend getting in touch with the ride leader. You can send them an email by clicking on the Leader/Organiser name in the table below.

Some routes have a link to "Ride With GPS". Route navigation files (gpx, tcx etc) can be downloaded from there.

Click on the following links for a description of Ride Pace --> Moderate --> Steady --> Brisk --> Off Road Steady

If you are new to cycling and would like to find out about cycle routes across Northants, you may like to visit Cycle Northants. Local Let's Ride groups offer guided rides for beginners to intermediate riders and are a good way to get into club cycling. They also offer women specific rides through Breeze groups

Sun 03 Jul9.30 am37Off Road SteadyBVWSalceyForest Cafe, SalceyPhil Letts ..07867 388592
Sat 09 Jul9.30 am43BriskBVW HoultonThe Tuning ForkPhilip Gray..07557 670831
Sat 09 Jul9.30 am39ModerateBVW HoultonThe Tuning ForkPhilip Gray..07557 670831
Sun 17 Jul8.30am NOTE EARLIER TIME54SteadyMCP Middleton (Rockingham Wheelers Open Day)Rockingham Wheelers ClubhousePhilip Gray..07557 670831
Sun 24th July8.00 am110SteadyCC Guy Barber Ride - Northampton to CambridgeTatties Cafe CambridgePeter Bayles 07979 850096
Sun 24th July10.45 am47SteadyMarket Square St Neots Guy Barber Ride - St Neots to CambridgeTatties Cafe CambridgePeter Bayles 07979 850096
Sat 30th July9.30 am45BriskEH Woodford HalseEquestrian Centre CaféBrian Tunbridge ..01604 622073
Sat 30th July9.30 am36ModerateEH Woodford HalseEquestrian Centre CaféBrian Tunbridge ..01604 622073
Sun 07 Aug9.30 am55SteadyCC RingsteadWoodford MillPeter Bayles 07979 850096
Sat 13 Aug9.30 am27ModerateEH Upper StoweThe Barn Cafe Peter Bayles 07979 850096
Sat 13 Aug9.30 am33BriskEH Upper StoweThe Barn Cafe Peter Bayles 07979 850096
Sun 21 Aug9.30 am55SteadySIX DraycoteWaterside RestaurantPhil Johnson ..07927 377191
Sat 27 Aug9.30 amBrisk / ModerateTBA

Small updates, changes or corrections may be made to the listings on this website during the two month interval between normal publications. If you are interested in one or more of the clubs events then you are encouraged to use the Change Detection button at the bottom to register for automatic notification of these changes.

Ride Type

The column headed RIDE PACE is intended to give an indication as to the expected speed of the ride. This is only a guide which the ride leader will try to meet. If in doubt please contact the ride leader who will be pleased to give you more information.

CTC Northampton aims to cater for a wide range of rider abilities. In general we will wait for the last rider. On Brisk rides, riders are expected to meet the average speeds indicated or be able to make their own way home.

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The committee welcomes suggestions for the clubs development. Meetings to discuss the rides programme are held bi-monthly, please contact the rides secretary in advance if you would like to attend one of these planning meetings. Alternatively you are welcome to forward suggestions prior to the meeting.


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